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African higher education institutions encouraged to invest in research

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

A top Namibian academic has encouraged African Higher Education institutions to invest more in research and innovation to improve education and quality assurance of African goods and services. The University of Namibia's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lazarus Hangula, made the plea in Windhoek on Tuesday at the opening of the Eighth International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa.

Clashes in Kinshasa leave 50 dead-DRC opposition groups

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Police and demonstrators have clashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the latest round of violence sparked by the ongoing political crisis.

Pumping of water to Uuvudhiya progressing well

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Water being pumped from the Olushandja Dam in the Omusati Region is about to reach the Uuvudhiya communal farmers as planned.

Two vessels collide at sea in the Walvis Bay port

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments
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Two vessels have collided at sea, just north-east of Pelican Peninsula in the Walvis Bay port. The Namibian Ports Authority - Namport - reported the collision on Tuesday, saying no-one was injured in the accident that happened two-days ago.

Junius Jonas still in Brazil waiting to hear his fate

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments
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Namibian Olympic boxer Junius Jonas is still in Brazil waiting to hear the outcome of his case.

Katima Mulilo dumping site a health hazard

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Residents of Katima Mulilo are concerned about possible health hazards posed by the town's dumping site which is located in close proximity to residential areas. They are thus calling on the Town Council to relocate the dumping site.

NTA to launch a campaign to promote awareness of TVET across Namibia

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Namibia Training Authority - NTA - will soon launch a campaign to promote awareness of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, TVET, across Namibia. It says the aim is to change the negative perception of TVET as being less prestigious or less rewarding than academic educational careers.

ECN rated one of the most credible electoral bodies

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Namibia is one of the African countries leading the pack in transparent electoral management.

A group of people with disabilities demand land

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

The slow pace of land delivery is agitating many residents of Windhoek.

Erongo RED and OLC sign a power purchase agreement

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments
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Erongo RED and the Olthaver and List Cronimet Arandis Solar Energy (OLC) have signed a power purchase agreement at Walvis Bay in the region. Erongo RED is a parastatal that distributes electricity to the local authority, villages and settlement areas in Erongo, while OLC Arandis Solar Energy is a developer of independent power products.

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